Pete Ozias Wins University of Missouri 2019 March Service Champion Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 29, 2019) — Pete Ozias, director of undergraduate advising, has received the University of Missouri Service Champion Award for March. The award recognizes outstanding staff members who go above and beyond what is expected. The Staff Advisory Council selects one person each month for this honor. Ozias received a variety of thoughtful … Continued

Novak Leadership Institute Provides Training to Special Olympics Missouri

The 3-Day Athlete Leadership Program Helps Develop Leadership and Life Skills Columbia, Mo. (March 27, 2019) — More than 30 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes and families participated in the Special Olympics Athlete Leadership Program, known as ALPs U, on the University of Missouri campus in March. The annual event, now in its third year, … Continued

6 Missouri Journalism Professors Awarded Hearst Faculty Fellowships

The Competitive Grants Will Advance the School’s Strategic Plan Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2019) — Six Missouri School of Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant for the 2019-20 academic year. The fellowships are part of a two-year, $150,000 grant awarded to the School to help support initiatives … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

Daphne Psaledakis Among 16 Winners Chosen from 175 Applicants from 50 Colleges/Universities Nationwide New York City (March 6, 2019) — Daphne Psaledakis, a senior at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. C.J. … Continued

Columbia Missourian Sports Section Scores Big with Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

National Contest Recognizes Excellence in Professional Sports Writing Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian and 16 Missouri School of Journalism sports reporters have received Top 10 recognition from the Associated Press Sports Editors competition for work produced in 2018. Professional sports editors and journalists from across the nation selected the winners during … Continued

Double-Major Student Selected as Washington Media Fellow

Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism encourages students to be resilient in building strategic communication skills that set them apart. This resilience is something that Jazmyn Ferguson embodies. Along with her double major in journalism and business, Ferguson’s robust academic career led her to another interest – public policy and … Continued

Missouri’s Scholastic Journalism Programs to Be Recognized on March 9

More Than 200 Advisers and Students Will Be on Hand at the Men’s Basketball Game Against Ole Miss at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism, Mizzou Athletics and Walsworth Yearbooks will host Scholastic Journalism Day at the Saturday, March 9, men’s basketball game against Ole Miss at Mizzou … Continued

MOJO Ad Hosts Strategic Communication Career Fest

Students network with agency recruiters from across the country in order to “level up” their futures By Mackenzie Chaney, Callie Hines and Brooke Saharovici Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism brought students and recruiters together for a successful day of networking at the annual Strategic Communication Career Fest on Feb. … Continued